American writer and political analyst Stephen Lendman has criticized a joint decision by three United Nations veto states – the United States, Britain and France – not to join a UN-initiated global treaty on banning nuclear weapons, saying the decision would inevitably lead to the destruction of all life on Earth.
“If we don’t find a way to get rid of these [nuclear] weapons, they will find a way to get rid of us”, he said quoting renowned scientists Albert Einstein and Bertrand Russell.
The huge arsenals of stockpiled nuclear weapons “could literally destroy human life on Earth … by design,or by accident,” the author said in an interview with Press TV on Saturday.
A day earlier, the UN had achieved to make a breakthrough in its effort to eradicate nuclear weapons by adopting for the first time since their invention a legally binding global agreement that would ban nuclear weapons.
However, the initiative was boycotted by all the nine…